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Upgraded Julius River bridges improve visitor access


Bridge upgrades at the Julius River Regional Reserve are now complete.More

Viewing platform upgrades for Rocky Cape's Aboriginal heritage sites


Two viewing platforms have been replaced as part of visitor facility improvements at Rocky Cape National Park on the North-West Coast. The platforms are at the Lee Archer Cave and South Cave sites, which have highly significant Aboriginal heritage values.More

Urban focus for World Wetlands Day


'Wetlands for a sustainable future' is the theme for World Wetlands Day 2018. This international celebration of the significance of wetland environments is held annually on 2 February.More

Major recruiting drive under way for Parks and Wildlife Service


The Parks and Wildlife Service had begun one of its largest ever recruiting drives, with up to 30 positions available around Tasmania.

The positions on offer included jobs for rangers, field officers and building supervisors.

The recruitment drive follows from the State Government funding an additional $10 million over four years, which provides for hiring of up to 30 additional staff.

These additional staff will help us to work with the community  to maintain roads, campgrounds, toilets, walking tracks and visitor centres.

The new positions are based in areas from Arthur River to Cradle Mountain, Huonville, the Tasman Peninsula, Freycinet, St Helens, Mole Creek, Hobart and Scottsdale.

Information on the positions is available at www.jobs.tas.gov.au. Applications close Friday, 19 February 2010.